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"To our knowledge, Unilever is the first company

the drivers must be delivering or
picking up a Unilever shipment.

to implement this program across its U.S.
network...The Unilever ambition is to get others in
the industry to open up their drop yards to drivers
who need a safe and reliable place to park so that
they can get the necessary rest they require."
Troy Turner, Unilever
The Newville pilot was very popular
with drivers. "By creating a safe parking
atmosphere, which drivers can reserve
prior to departing for their delivery to
Newville, Unilever was able to eliminate
one worry that they had. I believe this
has resulted in drivers finding Newville
a more desired delivery location.
However, the intent was not to create
a competitive advantage for Unilever,
but to improve the lives of others,
which continues to be a key value for
Unilever," Turner said.
With the program's proven success in
Newville, Unilever decided to extend

it to more locations and to open it to
all Unilever suppliers. The company
had to first ensure that each plant or
distribution center had the space to
accommodate drivers and then identify
how many spaces it could reserve for
Safe Haven parking there.
"In early 2016 we sent a note to our
suppliers announcing Safe Haven
parking was available at all of our
U.S. plants and distribution centers.
Parking spaces range from one to 30,
with the average number of spots in
distribution centers being five to 10,"
Turner added. To qualify for a space,

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"Providing safe parking is one way we
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and solve a pressing issue with
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minimal monetary investment. We
already have three suppliers that have
designated a portion of their parking
lot for drivers to rest, and encourage
others to follow," he added.

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Setting the Example
Turner noted that Safe Haven is a
very repeatable program that doesn't
require a large business investment,
just the space and facilities to
accommodate drivers overnight.
Unilever is hoping it has set a
precedent that others will follow.

With the reduction in hours of
service and the requirement for
implementation of electronic logs
this summer, the problem with driver
parking is likely to become more acute.

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Since rolling out the program, Unilever
has seen no incidents, he added.
Drivers have been extremely respectful
of the space and of Unilever's property.

"To our knowledge, Unilever is the first
company to implement this program
across its U.S. network," said Turner.
"The Unilever ambition is to get others
in the industry to open up their drop
yards to drivers who need a safe and
reliable place to park so that they can
get the necessary rest they require. As
a collective logistics community, we
can reduce the impact on drivers and
improve their lives." 

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Some facilities require a call-ahead
reservation program, whereas others
are a first-come, first-served model.
"We worked with each site to find the
scheduling methodology that worked
best for them," Turner said.

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"By partnering with our suppliers,
customers and other companies, we
have been able to overcome a market
challenge while meeting the safety
needs and log requirements of our
carriers," Turner said. ■


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017

President’s Letter
Filling the Supply Chain Talent Gap
Expanded Panama Canal = Expanded Options
Capacity Concerns
FAST Act Impact
Cooperative Effort Provides Safe Havens for Drivers
Elaine Chao Returns to Washington as Secretary of Transportation
Industry Forecast
Regulatory Update
Is Your RFP Built to Source the Right ELD Solution?
Top 10
FSA Annual Conference
Retail Trends
As the World Returns
Stop Managing, Start Coaching
A B.O.L.D. Approach to Succeeding in an Unpredictable Business World
People Problems Prevented
Batory Food
Bongards Creameries
Operation Blessing
Ruiz Food Products, Inc.
Save-A-Lot
Scotlynn
Sun-Maid
FSA Members
In the News…
Index of Advertisers
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - intro
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - cover1
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - cover2
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 3
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 4
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 5
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 6
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 7
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 8
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 9
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 10
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - President’s Letter
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 12
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 13
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Filling the Supply Chain Talent Gap
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 15
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 16
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 17
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 18
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 19
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 20
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 21
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Expanded Panama Canal = Expanded Options
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 23
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 24
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 25
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 26
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 27
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 28
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 29
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 30
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 31
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Capacity Concerns
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 33
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 34
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 35
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 36
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 37
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 38
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 39
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 40
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 41
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - FAST Act Impact
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 43
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 44
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 45
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 46
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Cooperative Effort Provides Safe Havens for Drivers
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 48
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 49
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 50
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Elaine Chao Returns to Washington as Secretary of Transportation
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 52
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 53
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 54
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Industry Forecast
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 56
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 57
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Regulatory Update
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 59
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 60
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 61
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 62
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Is Your RFP Built to Source the Right ELD Solution?
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 64
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 65
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 66
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Top 10
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 68
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - FSA Annual Conference
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 70
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 71
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 72
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 73
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Retail Trends
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 75
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 76
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 77
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - As the World Returns
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 79
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 80
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 81
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 82
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Stop Managing, Start Coaching
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 84
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 85
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - A B.O.L.D. Approach to Succeeding in an Unpredictable Business World
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 87
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - People Problems Prevented
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 89
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 90
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 91
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 92
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Batory Food
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 94
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Bongards Creameries
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 96
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Operation Blessing
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 98
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Ruiz Food Products, Inc.
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 100
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Save-A-Lot
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 102
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Scotlynn
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Sun-Maid
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - FSA Members
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 106
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - In the News…
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - Index of Advertisers
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 109
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - 110
Food Shippers of America - Spring/Summer 2017 - cover3
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